ahh well at last the summer nights are here!....... warm nights filled with late night games of badminton, drinks on the deck + night sessions in the garage! how one loves summer!!
then the rain fell out the sky onto my little parade of happiness!! damn that rain for falling just before new years!! please hurry along Ive got important outdoor things to do + a few celebrations drinks to be had
with friends + family on new years eve!!
wow where did xmas go?.......the build up was big as ever!! I over did myself + had to put myself to bed early on xmas day!! was a fantastic day.........great food + great people to share the day with!!
I didn't over do myself this year with photos.
finn playing mr cool!!
my reindeer ruby........ever so helpful........bless her!!
omg does this boy start with a capital T or what?....... not for Taidhg but for trouble!!
see no over doing!! one never knows what do with 50 million photos from oneday!!
I am playing a bit of catch up here + going backwards!!
Once again I pushed my creative brain hard to make pressies for the teachers!! Big effort as I have struggled creatively since my mum has passed + thats over 3.5yrs now.........death eh how it effects us!! Anyway I can celebrate now as my creative brain is back!! It feels sooooooooo good + I forgot how relaxing it makes me feel to make things with my hands!! might even start scrapbooking again!!
So I have a little collection of retro pillowcases going on here + lets not forget the sheets + table cloths!!
And the doilies........omg the doilies!!
I have been inspired by this very clever lady for awhile now dottieangel
so I pulled everything out + set too.
I also have a reason for making these creations. A week before school finished one of our lovely teachers lost her 19yr old son. he just died!! its terribly sad + my heart broke for them + as well our school has had a shitty year with illness + loss. So I just wanted to bring some warmth + a smile back to their hearts.
I made this for our head teacher
finn had two teachers this year
and for Taidhgs teacher.........sadly I took a crap pic of this (in a hurry)....... this was a lovely irl.
Rubys teachers got a jar of food........he's a man!!
Teachers also got these..........my fav thing to make at xmas..........xmas bark with some apricot slice thrown in!!
so here's to a fantastic new year + lots of good things happening for 2012!!
see you on the other side!! :)